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Faculty Bio for Comlanvi Martin Konou

Comlanvi Martin Konou

School - School of Business Administration Employment Status - Full-Time Office - Building 10, Office No. 11 Office hours - Monday, Wednesday, & Friday 13:00 - 14:00, 15:00 - 17:00 Office extension - (+212) 535-862-472
Education: Dr. C. Martin Konou (alias Dr K.) graduated with his B.S. and M.S. in Economics from the University of Lome, Togo. He briefly went through the pre-academic program at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. Dr. K. graduated with his M.A in Economics with a focus in Finance and Applied Econometrics from Western Illinois University, USA. He graduated with his PhD in Economics, with expertise in International Finance, Trade, and Development from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, USA. As a life-long learner, he has been working on professional certificates in the areas of Data Science and Fintech. Academic experience: Dr. Konou has been holding the position of assistant professor of Economics and Quantitative Methods in the SBA at AUI. Before joining AUI, he was an assistant professor in Economics at McNeese State University (USA) and instructor/research assistant at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Research and Teaching Interests: His research interests are Economics of Cryptocurrencies and Fintech, DSGE Modeling, Applied Econometrics, and Data Science. His teaching includes courses such as Quantitative Methods (GBU 3311), Business Statistics (GBU2311), Macroeconomics (ECO 2302), Microeconomics (ECO 2301), Introduction to Economics for MBA (ECO 2351), and Economics of Cryptocurrencies & Fintech (FIN 3399). Publications: Dr Konou has worked on many applied research papers with the Bureau of Business Research at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and the Drew Center at McNeese State University and has published on commodities, oil and gas, agriculture, and international trade. He has publications in peer-reviewed journals, such as the International Journal of Trade and Global Markets, Journal of Energy and Development, and the South African Journal of Economics.